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Washburn one of 20 Top Nonprofits in Minnesota

Washburn one of 20 Top Nonprofits in Minnesota

Washburn was recently selected as one of 20 top nonprofits in Minnesota working to support the education of at-risk youth.

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Washburn Highlighted in MSP Magazine

Washburn Highlighted in MSP Magazine

MSP Magazine features Washburn Center for Children in an eight page spread in the June issue.

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Washburn Named a Top Children’s Charity by Theravive

Washburn Named a Top Children’s Charity by Theravive

Washburn was recently named as a "Top 10 Children's Charities in North America" by Theravive, a network of independent counselors/clinics throughout North America.

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Gov. Proclaims May 8 “Washburn Center for Children Day”

“Washburn Center for Children should be recognized for its expert therapeutic care and its impressive 131-year history of helping Minneapolis...

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Washburn’s School-based Program to Expand

Washburn’s School-based Program to Expand

Five-year state grant allows Washburn to serve four additional schools.

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Washburn Selected as Cities 97 Sampler Charitable Recipient

Washburn Selected as Cities 97 Sampler Charitable Recipient

Washburn Center for Children is excited to announce that we have been selected as one of the non-profit organizations to...

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Washburn Donors Believe in the Long-term Impact of Early Intervention

Washburn Donors Believe in the Long-term Impact of Early Intervention

Behind the sweet demeanor of Walt and Dede Hanson is a deep-seeded desire to help children in need.

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Welcoming the 2013-2014 Patricia L. Klibanoff Fellow

Welcoming the 2013-2014 Patricia L. Klibanoff Fellow

Washburn is excited to announce the 2013 – 2014 Patricia L. Klibanoff Fellow: Dr. Kelly Thon

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Thank you for Giving to the Max!

Thank you for Giving to the Max!

Children’s Mental Health is Community Health. Washburn is grateful and inspired by the outpouring of generosity on Give to the Max Day.

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Groundbreaking Celebration

Groundbreaking Celebration

Over 300 advocates gather for Washburn's Groundbreaking Celebration to support a critical community resource!

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Washburn Named Top Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

Washburn Named Top Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

For a third consecutive year, Washburn Center for Children was selected as a Top Workplace by the StarTribune.

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May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

Gov. Dayton and Mayor Rybak proclaim May 9 as "Washburn Center for Children Day."

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Washburn Receives Accreditation from American Psychological Association

Washburn Receives Accreditation from American Psychological Association

Washburn Center for Children’s commitment to training the next generation of child clinicians has reached an exciting, new milestone. The agency’s doctoral internship program...

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Chief Operating Officer Speaks at National Conference

Chief Operating Officer Speaks at National Conference

Tom Steinmetz, Washburn’s program director and chief operating officer, was a guest speaker at the National Council on Community Behavioral...

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Proposed Legislation Will Increase Access to Mental Health Services Through Schools

Proposed Legislation Will Increase Access to Mental Health Services Through Schools

Children may have an easier time accessing mental health services thanks to the Mental Health in Schools Act currently being discussed by Congress.

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Washburn Recognized for Bold Efforts

Attendees at ACG’s February 26 event chose Washburn out of five finalists to receive the “Boldest of the Bold” Award.

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Washburn Trustee Honored with CRAVE Cares Award

Washburn Trustee Honored with CRAVE Cares Award

Washburn congratulates Mike Brennan, a 2013 recipient of the CRAVE Cares “Heart of the Event” award, sponsored by CRAVE and Minnesota Monthly.

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Resources for How to Talk to Children about the Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary

The staff and trustees of Washburn Center for Children join the nation in mourning the tragic events at Sandy Hook...

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WCCO Stories: The Many Faces of Washburn

WCCO Stories: The Many Faces of Washburn

Watch and learn how children’s mental health is as important as their physical health.

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Children Have a Blast at the Third Annual Washburn Games

Children Have a Blast at the Third Annual Washburn Games

Giving back to the community and helping others can be fun. That’s what more than 220 kids learned at the third annual Washburn Games, held on September 30.

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Thanks to the Generous Companies Who Donated School Supplies

Because of these generous companies, kids will have the back-to-school supplies they need to start the school year off right

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Washburn’s Executive Director Named Transformational Leader

Washburn’s Executive Director Named Transformational Leader

Washburn’s Executive Director Steve Lepinski was honored with Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Leader Award.

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27th Annual Golf Tournament a Success

27th Annual Golf Tournament a Success

Washburn is grateful for the generosity of our corporate sponsors and golfers who made the 27th annual Helping Hands for Kids golf tournament a success!

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Steve Lepinski Celebrates 25 Years of Leadership

Steve Lepinski Celebrates 25 Years of Leadership

Community members gathered to celebrate Steve's 25 years of service as Washburn's Executive Director.

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